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Sweetgum blight and dieback of associated hardwoods on the Beltsville Experimental Forest in MarylandAuthor(s): R. H. Fenton; J. D. Diller
Source: Forest Research Note NE-106. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-4
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionIn 1948, a dieback of sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua L.) was first observed and reported at College Park, Md. Since then, surveys made from Maryland southward have shown that the dieback, now termed sweetgum blight, has increased in both distribution and severity and now occurs throughout much of the species range. No pathogenic organism has been found to be associated with this blight.
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CitationFenton, R. H.; Diller, J. D. 1960. Sweetgum blight and dieback of associated hardwoods on the Beltsville Experimental Forest in Maryland. Forest Research Note NE-106. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-4
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